Photos from SiteLink's 2016 User Conference
SiteLink Celebrates 2016 User Conference Success

By Alex Hassel, SiteLink, a leader in web-based software and payment processing in the self storage industry, held its fifth user conference on April 24, 2016 at the Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. After taking a year off in 2015, the annual conference came ...
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Personal Gyms: The Next Big Trend for Self Storage Units?

By Alex Hassel, Across the U.S., self storage operators are allowing tenants to bring exercise equipment into their storage units to set up gyms. Why would someone want to work out in a storage unit? For some, it's a matter of creating a personal gym ...
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Compass Self Storage facility in Nashville, TN
Compass Self Storage Continues to Grow in Nashville

By Alex Hassel, Compass Self Storage (CSS) is making a deeper footprint in the Nashville market. The brand is a member of the Amsdell family of companies and recently announced the acquisition of its newest facility at 1703 Green Ln. in Shelbyville, Tenn. This addition ...
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Crow Holdings Capital Focuses on Self Storage Investments

By Alex Hassel, A big investment firm out of Dallas is throwing its hat into the self storage market. Crow Holdings Capital – Real Estate (CHC-RE), an asset manager of private equity real estate funds, has announced that it recently begun concentrating on self storage. ...
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Storage Pros Management Acquires 12 New England Self Storage Facilities

By Alex Hassel, Storage Pros Management LLC’s portfolio size is climbing back up. The company recently announced the acquisition of 12 self storage facilities in New England, adding up to more than 575,000 square feet. The locations are spread throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. “In ...
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I-5 Self Storage in Tustin, CA
California Self Storage Facility Grabs Attention with Motorsports Theme

By Alex Hassel, One self storage operator in Tustin, Calif., has caught the attention of potential renters with a motorsports-themed facility. Before entering the self storage industry, Randy Scott Wong was a criminal prosecutor, stock broker, director of a nonprofit, professional photographer, and professional motorcycle ...
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Fire in woods
StorageMart Donates Self Storage to Alberta Wildfire Evacuees

By Alex Hassel, A wildfire out of control in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, has caused what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls “the largest fire evacuation in Alberta’s history.” While residents are scurrying to save their belongings, StorageMart is providing what relief it can. The company ...
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StorTrack Introduces New Features for Subscribers

By Alex Hassel, StorTrack, a popular resource for self storage market data, is offering more value to its customers now. The company announced new features for its online service at the 2016 Inside Self-Storage World Expo. StorTrack Online and Online PLUS subscribers can now benefit ...
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